Scope Of The European Charter Of Local Self-Government

Original Language Title: Geltungsbereich der Europäischen Charta der lokalen Selbstverwaltung

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5. Proclamation of the Federal Chancellor concerning the scope of the European Charter of local self-government

After notification of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Andorra has its ratification of the European Charter of local self-government on March 23, 2011 (BGBl. No. 357/1988, last proclamation of the scope BGBl. III No. 153/2008) deposited and given on the occasion of the following declaration:

The Principality of Andorra declared in accordance with article 12 para 2 that it regards the following provisions of the Charter are as binding:

-Article 2;

-Article 3 para 1 and;

-Article 4 para 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6;

-Article 5;

-Article 6 paragraphs 1 and 2;

-Article 7 para 1, 2 and 3;

-Article 8 para 1, 2 and 3;

-Article 9 paragraph 1, 3, 4, 6 and 7;

-Article 10 par. 1, 2 and 3;

-Article 11.


Another communication of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe according to Malta1 has adopted the following Declaration on August 6th, 2010:

In accordance with article 12 paragraph 3 of the Charter Malta explains that it has chosen article 7 para. 2 and art. 9 para. 4, 5 and 6 of the Charter to accept.

Malta was since the introduction of local self-government in the country in 1993 one of the signatories of the Charter, has signed it on July 13, 1993 and ratified it on 6 September 1993.

After the recent reform of local legislation and taking into account that Malta already matches the four aforementioned paragraphs, Malta considers it bound.